Fifth Avenue Forensics

Allison Epstein, Psy.D.

Meet Dr. Allison “Ally” Epstein, a postdoctoral psychology fellow at Fifth Avenue Forensics.

Allison Epstein, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow

Dr. Epstein is making her mark in the fields of clinical psychology and forensic psychology with a specialized focus on forensic assessment. Her extensive training across detention centers, court clinics, and hospitals has equipped her with a profound understanding of mental illness in forensic settings, enhancing her role at Fifth Avenue Forensics.

Distinguished Academic and Professional Training

Dr. Epstein embarked on her professional journey at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where she earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology with a forensic specialization. Her internship at Bellevue Hospital and Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center further honed her expertise in forensic psychology, preparing her for the challenges and complexities of the field.

Comprehensive Clinical and Forensic Assessment Experience

Throughout her training in New York, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., Dr. Epstein has developed a keen ability to evaluate and treat individuals with severe mental illness within various legal and clinical settings. This experience is pivotal in her current role, where she conducts critical evaluations for the Mental Health Court.

Advancing Forensic Psychology Practice

As a postdoctoral psychology fellow at Fifth Avenue Forensics, Dr. Epstein not only contributes through evaluations but also plays a significant role in educational initiatives. She provides didactic training and supervision to clinical externs, fostering the next generation of psychologists in forensic settings.

A Rising Force in Forensic Psychology

Dr. Epstein’s trajectory in the forensic psychology landscape is marked by her commitment to clinical excellence and forensic assessment. Her academic background, combined with her practical experience in diverse settings, positions her as a promising figure in advancing the field of forensic psychology at Fifth Avenue Forensics and beyond.

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